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Christmas Picture Dictionary & Activity Book for Early Learners

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Christmas Picture Dictionary

Activity Book Suitable for Early Learners

At the outset I need to emphasize that our Picture Dictionaries were developed as fun educational activities. Christmas is an exciting time for children and anything with a Christmas theme can encourage a child to read, write, draw & create. This Christmas Themed Picture Dictionary has been developed for early learners, around preschool years, but like with many of our workbooks can be adapted to suit older or younger learners.

The book starts off with Christmas themed images, one per page from A-Z and provides the word in both standard handwriting font and handwriting tracing font, with training (writing) lines on the page to practice writing the word. This reinforces word/picture recognition and gives the learner a basis on which to associate letter and word formation. The book is packed full of activities that are illustrated with colourful Christmas images and so breaks the monotony that can and often does occur during learning time. The beauty of this book is that it can travel! It can be used as an activity during long car travel, or even for those couple of hours in an evening when everyone wants and needs their own space.

Included in the book is the Christmas Alphabet Song, along with picture/word matching games, Alphabetical Order! Wordsearches, a crossword puzzle and other fun and colourful educational games and activities. Some activities are suitable for the older child.


I am personally a fan of allowing every child to develop at his or her own pace and focus on the enhancing of those areas where clearly the child is steps ahead and encouraging and focusing on those areas where guidance and gentle assistance are required. Our aim is to make every activity fun and so encourage a love of learning.

In the activities in this book the learner is working towards inter alia the following Assessment Standards: Learning Outcome – Letters, Words/Picture Association & Relationships, Development of Early Critical Thinking Skills, Development of Fine Motor Skills, Recognition and use of words individually and alphabetically. At the end of this workbook the following are quite attainable by the very early learner:

  • Recognises and associates certain words with pictures;
  • Recognises and associates certain letters with pictures and/or words;
  • Uses critical thinking skills particularly during Wordsearch activities;
  • Recognises words in alphabetical order.
  • The child also works towards picture/word/number recognition and uses his or her creativity to reinforce their knowledge and recognition of number sequencing when undertaking fun dot-to-dot and colouring exercises.
  • Drawing, counting, cutting, pasting, word games and sequencing all assist in the development of a young child’s fine motor skills and early critical thinking skills.

For this simple fun workbook I have not included an answer sheet. I would however encourage you to encourage your child to do as many exercises as possible before checking for answers with you. I would also encourage that this book be done over a period of lessons or days and not in “one sitting” to prevent monotony of one subject.

Some other Christmas Products that will allow for entertaining, inspirational and educational family time this holiday season:

100 faith-based puzzles, activities and worksheets    50 Christmas Worksheets  74 Math Puzzles for elementary ages  24 christmas sudoku games  christmas bingo math game multiplication

counting down to christmas, math worsheets and puzzles for grade one   212 christmas mega party puzzle pack  110 Traditions and History of Christmas Puzzles and Worksheets Grades 3-7  190+ Christmas Vocabulary Activities, Puzzles and Worksheets1-4  105 Faith-Based Christmas Puzzles and Worksheets 2

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December 12th, 2012
An A+ handwriting fun book with some coloring too!! My 4 year old loooves it!!! [...]
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File Last Updated:
December 04, 2008
This title was added to our catalog on December 03, 2008.